1 Year & 18 Weeks Married | Highlights of Our Week

Highlights of Our Week: Chinese New Year. We celebrated Chinese New Year this past week! Cindy has started making an effort for us to celebrate some of the big Chinese holidays. It’s not much, but she made a few Chinese dishes for our low-key celebration.   Golden Dragon Parade. We made plans to go to the […]

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1 Year & 17 Weeks Married | Rain, A Cold, and Dim Sum

We finally got to experience some winter this past week! Los Angeles got nearly a week of rain and cold weather! By cold weather, we mean like 50 degrees F (we would never be able to survive anywhere colder) Other updates: Cindy got a cold, so she was sleeping for most of the week. And […]

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1 Year & 16 Weeks Married | Non-Screen Time Activities

We spent a good deal of this past week in front of screens (TV, phone, video games). It was starting to make us feel lazy and icky, so we tried to do some non-screen time activities together! We started a 1000 piece puzzle together. Jake admits he doesn’t like puzzling that much– partly because his […]

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48 Weeks Married | Marriage Lessons Taught Via Phone Upgrades

(that’s a block of cheese in the picture) The highlight and lowlight of this week was upgrading our phones. Here’s a sweet and short version of the whole story: While we were at the mall with Cindy’s mom, Jake decided to casually check out the deals at the Verizon retail store. We left the store, […]

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47 Weeks Married | A Summary of Our Week in Pictures

(Just before this picture was taken, Jake let four flies into the house. Understandably, Cindy was not happy about that) Below is a summary of our week in pictures… Cindy set the new high score for bowling!! Then the day after Jake reset the new high score. Her glory was short lived. We accidentally spent […]

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46 Weeks Married | Bowling, Bowling, and More Bowling

(that’s us in our Sunday best) The theme of this week: BOWLING! (lots and lots of bowling) Our summer bowling passes expire at the end of next week, so we’ve gone bowling almost every day this week to get every last use in. We’ve gone so much that one of the staff knows both our […]

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45 Weeks Married | The End of Summer Vacation But Not The End of Summer

The start of this past week seems like forever ago! Cindy started her 4th year of teaching on Wednesday!! (thus ending “24/7” Life). We spent the last day of her summer vacation at the beach (of course) with Jake’s family. Jake had a lot of fun body surfing the waves while Cindy spent the majority […]

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44 Weeks Married | Last Week of “24/7 Life”

This is our last week of “24/7 Life”! Cindy starts work this upcoming Wednesday. Things we did this past week: nothing (for the first half of the week). bowling & dinner with our friends, who are leaving to be missionaries in Kenya. (they left today!) rode bikes to the beach and a had beach day […]

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41 Weeks Married | “24/7 Life”

“24/7 Life” We call this week the first week of 24/7 life because, since Jake quit his job, we’ve been  spending almost 24/7 together. So far, 24/7 life has been both the best ever and also pretty ordinary.  We went bowling in the middle of the day and it was a little awkward since literally […]

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